RELEVANT BACKGROUND INFORMATION
April 25 2017 Blog by Rabbi Knight
August 30 2017 The Big Reveal Presentation Slides
2017 URJ Biennial Presentation – Owning Engagement Priorities
In 2016, Temple Beth El joined a Union for Reform (URJ) Community of Practice and was awarded an Impact & Innovation grant by the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte to embark on a journey to engage and re-engage our Baby Boomers and Empty Nesters.
A Steering Committee and Work Group was formed and planning began in late 2016.
On March 29, 2017 we kicked off a Listening Campaign with over 200 people in attendance and continued in-home Listening Circles during the Spring 2017.
Baby Boomer Working Group Members: Susan Abroms, Cary Bernstein, Laura Bernstein (Executive Director), Ann Baumgarten, Lynne Cojac, Beth Di Nicola, Marla Emery, Donna Foster, Andy Harkavy (Director of Congregational Engagement), Alan Kronovet, Rabbi Asher Knight, Linda Lepow, Steve Lepow, Hal Levinson, Holly Levinson (Chair), Ellen Martin, Pam Menaker, Polly Menaker, Scott Menaker, Steve Menaker, Joy Miller, Candace Naliboff (Director of Member Services), Rich Osborne, Melissa Raphael, Steve Raphael, Mark Rosen, Ginny Rosenberg (TBE President), Janette Schwartz, Jeffrey Schwartz, John Small, Marsha Small, Liz Wahls, Sue Worrel.
For more information about how to get involved in the Baby Boomer Initiative, please contact Holly Levinson, chair of the Steering Committee and Working Group.